Mitchelton SHS offers a vast range of co-curricular programs before, during and after school. Reflecting on our school values of Respect, Achievement, Engagement and Lifelong learning, our club programs instil a culture of high expectations inside and outside the classrooms. Students are provided with experiences that develop new skills, build confidence and cement connections within our school community. The co-curricular program aims to inspire individual excellence and celebrates the success of every Mitchie student.
The 2022 clubs timetable and extra-curricular permission form can be downloaded from the related links on this page.
Accounting and Business club is designed to support of
our students undertaking these subjects. During the study sessions on Wednesday 3:00pm - 4:00pm, students are provided with assistance from Ms. Brown to understand and develop their knowledge, whilst learning ways to apply this
to assessment pieces.
Choreographers club allows students the open space to create and express themselves through independent and group works. Students have the guidance and expertise provided by Mrs. Scholtz, allowing them various creative outlets to take inspiration from.
Practicing in our new Performing Arts Centre, students have the opportunity to build on inspiration from our dance teachers, Ms. Burn and Ms Riley. The guidance and practice of routines allow the dancers to develop and utilise techniques throughout their group, solo and assessment pieces for curricular and extra-curricular performances.
On Wednesday morning from 7:30 - 8:30 drama club takes place with Ms. Riley and Ms. Burn. In the Performing Arts Centre, students have the opportunity to express their creative style of literature in an art form.
History Club is an opportunity for students who are interested in getting a deeper understanding of history. Students across year 7-12 will be exposed to a range of different historical films that link with the content being taught in curriculum classes across Humanities. The goal of History Club is for students to have deeper conversations about the accuracy of the material in the films and their historical interpretations. Students will also have the opportunity to attend excursions including exhibitions and visiting historical sites as part of being in the club.
Homework club is for students who require help in completing homework and assignments or general support with studies. The club is run weekly on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon from 3:00pm - 4:00pm in the school library and is supported by our staff, particularly Ms. Kraschnefski who has volunteered this time.
The Gold Coast Kokoda 48km walk will take place in July and our students, accompanied by Mrs. van Raders, Ms. Arnell and Ms. Perry commenced their training in Term 1. Mitchie have entered three teams into the challenge and each group is required to fundraise for the event, with proceeds being donated to the Kokoda Youth Foundation.
The Brisbane Bunya Lions club is a community group which supports our school Lions Leo club, and wider community. The club members organise various fundraising events throughout the year in support of projects that aim to provide assistance to communities in need.
Mitchie Pride Alliance
Mitchie Pride Alliance is a general wellbeing and support space where students who are LGBTIQ+ and allies are welcome to socialise and develop leadership skills. This group is focussed on inclusion, diversity and celebrating the individual.
Mitchie Matrix Soccer Club
The Matrix soccer team play their games in the school holidays, as part of the University of Queensland social competitions. Soccer club training takes place after school on the school oval. Students have the opportunity to practice their technical and teamwork skills. whilst working towards their fitness goals.
Opti-Minds is an inclusive team challenge against schools across Queensland which empowers students to think, create and communicate. Opti-Minds is a creative problem-solving event for teams of students to accept the open-ended challenge from one of the following categories: Language/Literature, Media/Communication, Science/Engineering and Social Sciences.
Photography Club is a platform for students to express themselves and be creative through photography. Led by Mrs Musumeci, the club provides opportunities for students to develop their skills in photography including lighting and camera angles, creating art. Students involved are also invited to being actively involved in school events, taking photos for social media and the school website.
Robotics Club is designed and funded to allow students a mixture of basic problem-solving, 3D modelling and printing, computer programming and mechanical and electronic design. The robotic system used by the club is based around the Lego Spike Prime, EV3 and Arduino computer platforms. This combination allows students computer programming and robotics using either system with just their laptop, robot and an USB printer cable.
Gym club provides students with the opportunity to train in the new school gym, a safe space dedicated to increasing fitness skills and working towards fitness related goals. Under the guidance of Mr. Hurley students immensely benefit in all aspects of fitness and health. Improvement is evidently seen within the classroom, at respective training sessions and competition games.
Spartans Netball Club
The Spartans Netball team train after school focusing on skills, technique and group fitness components of the game. Throughout the academic year, the students have the opportunity to play in different competitions in Brisbane and surrounds.
Tech Crew is for students who are interested in being part of the sound and lighting team at Mitchelton State High School and work as technical officers in all school events. The team is led by Ms Riley and Mrs Miles. Students who attend tech crew develop skills in lighting, projection, sound, stage management and front of house tasks.
Titration club is facilitated for a select group of senior students currently studying chemistry and specifically for those students that wish to continue the study of chemistry after school. Mr. Davies, our Senior Science Teacher assists with the preparation for chemistry competitions, as well as supporting students with school-based chemistry assessments.
Visual Art Club
Visual Art club offers students the resources and flexibility to explore their creative passions. This time outside of scheduled class lessons, with Ms. Ellett allows the students to individually express themselves.